Malaysia's Titan Chemicals has decided that it will not be taking its two naphtha-fed steam crackers at Pasir Gudang down for maintenance in 2012, as per Platts.
Its No. 1 cracker, with capacity to produce 260,000 tpa ethylene and 160,000 tpa propylene, went through a 4 week maintenance shutdown from June 26-July 23 this year.
The larger No. 2 cracker, which can produce 407,000 tpa ethylene and 260,000 tpa propylene, did not undergo maintenance this year. Its last turnaround was held over October 1-November 7, 2010.
Both the crackers are running at around 85% of capacity.